EP21 – Dr. Anna Lennquist, ChemSec, unravelling the complex topic of chemistry in textiles & fashion.
The textile industry is considered one of the most chemical-intensive industries, as chemicals are used everywhere in production. The topic of chemicals in textiles & fashion has been on our wish list to discuss, but considering its complexity, we were waiting to find the perfect expert to discuss this in an Ellie.Talks podcast. Recommended by […]
Curious about life as a fashion & textile analyst intern at Ellie.Connect?
Hello, I am Tila. I am a student of fashion technology and I am doing my internship at a company called Ariadne Innovation. This company is the creator of the platform Ellie.Connect; a partner for sustainability, digitisation, and collaboration in the textile and fashion industry.
BONUS: Julie Lietaer, the inspiring entrepreneurial journey of our founder
We’ve had the privilege of interviewing over 20 inspiring guests on the Ellie.Talks podcast, each sharing their unique stories. However, there is one story that has yet to be told – the story of our very own founder, Julie Lietaer. Known as the local ambassador for circular textiles and fashion, Julie’s entrepreneurial journey has led […]
CSR in textiles and fashion, a complex story, but the only way forwards
April was all about the social aspect of sustainability in our industry. Sustainability is indeed not just about the products and processes you use. It is also about having happy employees who share your vision and become ambassadors for your company. A crucial factor for achieving long-term, sustainable growth! This Ellie.Report provides a comprehensive overview […]
Join the next bAwear Info Session on the 1st of June 2023
The next bAwear Info Session will take place on the 1st of June from 11:00 to 12:00 CET on Teams. This is an excellent opportunity to learn more about the bAwear-Score tool available via Ellie.Connect. The bAwear team will present the bAwear Score tool, share concrete use cases, and answer all your questions about LCA. […]
RegioGreenTex launched its first newsletter to explore the objectives, progresses and achievements of the project towards the creation of a new circular textile economy in Europe.
EP20: Tim Vannieuwenhuyse, WAAK, Empowering the future of your organization: the impact of employer branding.
As Karla Basselier mentions in podcast episode 17: “young people are the future of our industry.” We couldn’t agree more, but we also know that it’s not always easy to encourage them to join our ranks in the textile and fashion sectors. In our latest podcast episode, we delve into the topic of employer branding […]
Ellie’s Innovation Showcase
In March, Ellie goes deep into the subject of innovation. And if there is one thing we want to remember from this month’s topic, it is the following: Innovation can come from small changes, from unexpected quarters, and most importantly, anyone, any type of business, big or small, can act on it. To reinforce this […]
EP19: Maurits Vandeputte, Valvan, Innovation, the fuel for your organization’s future
Innovation / To Innovate. We all know the word “innovation”, but how many of us really know how to “innovate”? How do you put the word into practice or more often, how do you convince your company of the importance of innovation? When asked Maurits Vandeputte, Innovation Manager at Valvan, he is very clear: you […]
New European initiative to support SMEs in transforming textile waste into value
Brussels, 21 February 2023 – Today, 43 partners of the RegioGreenTex project met in Brussels to kick start a three-year project that should change the way we manage textile recycling. Regions for Green Textiles – known as RegioGreenTex –is a quadruple-helix partnership initiative aiming at mapping and reducing the difficulties, which currently exist in the […]